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Lovely event tomorrow afternoon!

Lovely event tomorrow afternoon! Hoping for good weather for them, and for us flying. Tomorrow Melbourne stage an OUTDOOR remembrance concert for the local community and anyone who wishes to come listen from further afield. All PROFITS WILL GO TO THE POPPY APPEAL. Castle Street, Melbourne, Derbyshire. Start time 15:30. Bring a picnic! Closes at…

Lost WW1 wall hanging unveiled

Stunning Artwork https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-45576291 Lost WW1 wall hanging unveiled The artwork, made by soldiers, had not been seen for 30 years after being mislabelled as a tram map. Source Share

The National Memorial Arboretum – Alrewas (Nr Lich

The National Memorial Arboretum – Alrewas (Nr Lichfield). Rain and wind stopped play (and flying) at Vintage Flying today, so we headed down the A38 to visit the National Memorial Arboretum. We took some pictures but they really don’t do it justice. Everyone is warm & welcoming and showed great kindness. It’s a beautiful place,…

Memorial to The Guinea Pig Club at The National Me

Memorial to The Guinea Pig Club at The National Memorial Arboretum. Campaigned for by one if its members Dr Sandy Saunders who we were privileged to meet a few years ago. Luckily he did achieve his dream of seeing this memorial before he passed away . https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37839965 @ National Memorial Arboretum Source Share

Today we commemorate Battle of Britain Day remembe

Today we commemorate Battle of Britain Day remembering the brave RAF servicemen and women for all that they did 78 years ago on the ground and in the air. https://www.rafbf.org/battle-of-britain #BattleofBritain #BattleofBritainDay Today we commemorate Battle of Britain Day remembering the brave RAF servicemen and women for all that they did 78 years ago on…

Happy Birthday to the late, very great, Barry Shee

Happy Birthday to the late, very great, Barry Sheene. One of our heroes. Barry Sheene was born on this day in 1950. He won two 500cc World Championships and undoubtedly boosted the profile of motorcycle racing in the UK. Did anyone get to see him race? What’s your favourite moment from his career? #BarrySheene #racing…